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Madison opts out of medical marijuana

The city of Madison has opted out of medical marijuana.

Storm kills power to more than 5,000 customers

Entergy officials say that just short of 900 customers remain without power in the city of Madison following storms that downed power lines Wednesday afternoon.

Yandell Road will be closed near Smith-Carr Road beginning Tuesday morning at about 9 a.m. for emergency bridge repair work that could take up to a month, officials said.

Former alderman Steve Hickok has died

Former longtime Ward 4 Alderman Steve Hickok has died, Madison Mayor Mary Hawkins-Butler announced Friday evening.

'The Queer Bible' display sparks controversy at library

RIDGELAND — Several books being displayed prominently at the public library here including “The Queer Bible” have drawn the concern of citizens over the political nature.

Creating a separate judicial district in Jackson to prosecute and adjudicate cases is one of the most effective ways to combat the soaring crime rate, State Auditor Shad White said on Thursday.

Rep. Jill Ford had hoped her proposed medical marijuana bill would have gotten some consideration. It did not.

A Madison man whose family pet kangaroo escaped from their home last month was among three Americans who died in a private plane crash on Friday in South America.

2 in custody after Thursday shooting in Ridgeland

While no suspect has been identified in a Thursday afternoon shooting that injured the driver of a Chevrolet Tahoe on Highland Colony Parkway in Ridgeland, two passengers in the vehicle that was shot into are in custody today facing evidence tampering charges, officials said.

RIDGELAND —  A 30-year-old man was out of surgery Friday afternoon and believed to be in stable condition after multiple shots were fired into a vehicle on the Highland Colony Parkway late Thursday afternoon, the authorities said.

Appeals court upholds ruling in Warnock vs. City of Canton

A former engineer will have to pay the cost of appeals in a case dating back to 2017 that sought to overturn a Madison County Circuit Court ruling over a dispute about fees he said the city of Canton owed him.

MADISON — Alderman-at-Large Sandra Strain has won re-election, complete but unofficial returns show.

A federal judge ruled Wednesday in favor of the city of Madison in the wrongful death case of a Chris McDaniel supporter who killed himself in 2014 after being prosecuted by the city for his role in a videotaping campaign scheme that backfired.

The state's medical marijuana initiative was invalidated by the state Supreme Court on Friday in an appeal by Madison Mayor Mary-Hawkins-Butler.

The Mississippi Supreme Court has ruled against Canton in the city’s attempt to annex unincorporated areas of the county.

Madison County voters would have a say in whether any new household garbage dumps are sited in their community under a bill on its way to the desk of Gov. Tate Reeves.

Pinehurst of Caroline gets approval from Madison County

Lake Caroline developers are adding another block of houses in a 42 acre tract that will be known as Pinehurst of Caroline.

County recovering from icy weather

Officials throughout Madison County said they are glad last week’s winter storms are over even as they are dealing with the residual effects of the storms.

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